At the end of June 2022, an accident occurred in an underground parking lot of a community in Kunming. A private car hit an unleashed pet dog, and the dog died after ineffective efforts to save it. Disputes have also arisen between pet dog owners and private car owners.
The surveillance of the underground parking lot showed that a teddy dog appeared in the aisle of the parking lot. A private car then appeared and ran over the dog. After the vehicle passed by, the pet dog fell to the ground and twitched. After the pet dog owner discovered it, he immediately chased the vehicle in the direction of the vehicle.
It is understood that the dog died after the incident failed to be rescued. The pet dog owner claimed 6,505 yuan from the car owner, but the other party refused. Subsequently, the pet dog owner took the car owner to court. In November last year, Panlong Court held a public hearing on the case.
Duan Wen, head of the Trial Supervision Tribunal of Panlong District People’s Court, said: “According to the provisions of our Civil Code, citizens and legal persons who infringe upon property and personal safety due to fault shall bear corresponding liability. Legal liability. In this case, the defendant failed to fulfill his duty of careful observation when driving a vehicle, causing the plaintiff's puppy to be crushed and killed. The defendant should bear corresponding tort liability for his actions. At the same time, our country's law also It stipulates that if the infringed party is at fault for the occurrence of the damage, the liability of the tortfeasor can be reduced. In this case, the plaintiff did not lead the puppy when he led it to a public area, causing the puppy to run randomly and be hit and die. . Then the plaintiff must be at fault for the damage."
The judge believed that, taking into account the fault responsibilities of both parties and the fact that the incident occurred in an underground garage and the lighting was Darkness and other factors. The court ultimately determined that the plaintiff bore 60% of the liability and the defendant bore 40% of the liability. The court ultimately ruled that the defendantThe plaintiff was compensated more than 800 yuan. After the verdict of the case was pronounced, neither party appealed, and the verdict has now taken effect.